Carlow University

Carlow University

Pittsburgh, PA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
89%
11%
student ratio
1,470
total students
$25,956 | $25,956
in-state | out-of-state tuition
Rolling
fall application deadline
90%
acceptance rate
Minimally Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
472
sat math
476
sat reading
461
sat writing
20
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Auditing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Resources Management and Services Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Communication and Journalism Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Middle School Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • Creative Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Art Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health/Health-Care Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Perfusion Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Criminology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Theology and religious vocations
    • Theology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

90% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied663
    • Accepted601
    • Acceptance Rate90%
    • Enrolled1,470
    • Female Applicants568
    • Females Accepted524
    • Female Acceptance Rate92%
    • Male Applicants95
    • Males Accepted77
    • Male Acceptance Rate81%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee$
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.37
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 476 420 510
    • SAT Math 472 420 515
    • SAT Writing 461 400 500
    • ACT Composite 20 17 22
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$25,956
    • Out-of-state tuition *$25,956
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$222
    • Room and board *$10,314
    • Room only *$5,274
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionChildren of Alumni, Employees or children of employees, Adult students

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,470
    • Male Student Percentage11%
    • Female Student Percentage89%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.97%
    • Black or African American22.68%
    • White or Caucasian59.26%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.3%
    • Asian1.13%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.08%
    • Two or more races3.63%
    • Unknown10.81%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.15% representing 2 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students5% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 30%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Yes
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association, Campus Activities Board, SPiRiT (Student Ambassadors), SNAP (Student Nursing Association), PSEA (School Education Association)
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Soccer No No No
    • Softball No No No
    • Tennis No No No
    • Volleyball No No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Soccer No Yes Yes
    • Softball No Yes Yes
    • Tennis No Yes Yes
    • Volleyball No Yes Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty254
    • Full-time Percentage40%
    • Part-time Percentage60%
    • Female Percentage74%
    • Male Percentage26%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio11:1 or 1,469 students to 172 faculty

Location & Contact

3333 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3165
USA

Ms.Wivina Chmura

Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Phone: 412-578-8762
Fax: 412-578-6668
Email: admissions@carlow.edu


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